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News from the SOVA Center

02.10.2007

A High Profile Neo-nazi Leader Currently Under Investigation -
http://xeno.sova-center.ru/6BA2468/6BB41EE/9EA0E95 

On September 27, 2007, in Voronezh, a criminal case was filed against
Dmitry Rumyantsev for the dissemination of hate propaganda covered under
article 282, part 1 (incitement of hatred on the basis of race and
ethnicity). Rumyantsev is one of the leaders of the National-Socialist
Society (NSO), a relatively small, but well-promoted neo-nazi network.
The charges have been brought in connection with his speech at a
demonstration in Voronezh on July 21, 2007.

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01.10.2007 

Statistics of Racist and Neo-Nazi crimes in Russia. January – September
2007
http://xeno.sova-center.ru/6BA2468/6BB41EE/9E8B569 

In the period of January 1 to September 30, 2007, in Russia, there were
no less than 230 racially motivated attacks affecting a total of 409
people, including 46 fatalities. Last year in the same period, there
were 180 attacks with 401 victims, 41 of them dying as a result.

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26.09.2007 

Intervention at the 2007 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting by
the SOVA Center
http://xeno.sova-center.ru/6BA2468/6BB41EE/9E21C15 

September 24-25, 2007 the SOVA Center participated in OSCE Human
Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw. On September 25, Alexander
Verkhovsky made an intervention at the working session "Combating
intolerance and discrimination and promoting mutual respect and
understanding - implementation of commitments”. 

Intervention to the 2007 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting by
the IHF and SOVA Center -
http://xeno.sova-center.ru/6BA2468/6BB4254/9E20BF6 

We publish the full text of the intervention prepared for the session
“Combating intolerance and discrimination and promoting mutual respect
and understanding” by International Helsinki Federation and SOVA Center.

 

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